Tanna Neufeld, MS, CCC-SLP
Tanna Neufeld is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist and AAC consultant with over 12 years of clinical experience working with children who use AAC. She is an assistant teaching professor and clinical educator at the University of Washington and operates a private, donation-based AAC consulting practice in Seattle, Washington. Tanna is also the founder of AACcessible.org.
About the course
This class is Part 4 of a four part, introductory course on how to conduct the core elements of a comprehensive augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) assessment. Here you will learn how to initiate trials with selected AAC systems and obtain resources to assist in decision-making and funding for technology. This is a pre-recorded, on-demand training.
After purchase of this training, you will open a digital downlead containing the information needed to access your training video and class materials. All trainings are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Upon completion of this class, you will be able to:
• Utilize an AAC assessment and intervention framework (The “AAC Compass Framework”) to guide your AAC assessment from AAC System Design to AAC System Trial and beyond.
• Establish and execute an effective plan for system trial with core, evidence-based AAC practices at the center.
• Demonstrate understanding of family-centered strategies to support final system recommendations.
• Identify resources to support report writing, data management, and system funding.
This class can be taken alone or as the fourth in the series. It is designed for beginning to intermediate AAC professionals, including speech-language pathologists, behavior professionals with communication expertise, and educators. It is highly recommended that all participants take the first, second, and third classes in the series (Part 1, 2, and 3) prior to participating in this class to assure continuity of content.